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According to Bailey, detectives have not released the name of the registered owner but have information that the owner has retained legal representation. Detectives allege that shortly after the collision that took the life of Alex Romero near the intersection of De Soto and Valerio, the driver of the vehicle fled to a location in Palmdale where relatives of the registered owner reside. Detectives allege that the car was then driven to a to a business address associated with the registered owner in San Pedro. Police are not able to determine where the car is currently located and have distributed a community alert to the public to be on the look out.
|2003 Silver/Gray Toyota Corolla|
2003 TOYOTA COROLLA 4 DOOR
LIGHT GRY OR SILVER
LIC PLATE: 5FCA061
(REGISTERED TO ADDRESS
IN PORTER RANCH)
MISSING RIGHT SIDE MIRROR &
FRONT EMBLEM, DAMAGE TO RIGHT
PORTION OF WINDSHIELD, AND
POSSIBLE FRONT GRILL DAMAGE
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Valley Traffic Detective Krajchir, at (818) 644-8034. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting the word "TIPLA" and the message to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. Tipsters may also go to www.lacrimestoppers.org, click on "Submit a Tip" and follow the prompts.
For additional information contact Valley Traffic Detectives at (818) 644-8000.